 In Quarter II 2017, the total number of non-residents in collective tourist accommodation*) was 759.0 thousand and their expenditure amounted per total 1619.3 million lei.
 In Semester I 2017, the total number of non-residents in collective tourist accommodation was 1204.9 thousand and their expenditure amounted per total 2650.1 million lei.

In Quarter II 2017, the main reason of the non-resident tourists’ stay in Romania was: business, attend
congresses, conferences, courses, fairs and exhibitions (57.6% of the total number of non-resident
tourists), their expenditure being 58.6% of the total expenditure, shows the National Institute of Statistics.

The second reason of the non-resident tourists’ stay in Romania was the travels for particular purpose
(42.4% of the total number of non-resident tourists), out of which the holiday travel being highlighted
(70.0%). The travels for particular purpose include travels for holidays, shopping, sports and cultural
events, visit friends and relatives, medical treatment, religion, transit and other activities.

Of the total business expenditure, the greatest weight is represented by the accommodation
expenditure (51.8%), the accommodation with breakfast included being preferred (83.5%). The
expenditure of non-resident tourists in restaurants and bars was 19.2% and that for shopping 13.4%. Of
the total expenditure for shopping, 43.7% represented the expenses for purchasing food and beverages,
followed by expenses for purchasing presents and souvenirs 33.8%. The expenses with car rentals had a
weight of 57.7% of the total expenditure for transport, while the expenditure for purchasing tickets for
amusement parks, fairs, casinos, slots halls represented 33.8% of the total expenditure for recreation.

Out of the total non-resident tourists arrived in Romania, 50.4% had their stay organised by travel
agencies and 30.3% had organized their stay by themselves.
The main means of transportation used by the non-resident tourists arriving in Romania was the plane
(77.2% of the total number of tourists). 11.8% of the total number of tourists used their own cars,
followed by coaches and buses used by 9.2% and 1.8% used other means of transportation (train,
riverboats, car rentals, motorcycles etc.).

In Semester I 2017, the main reason of the non-resident tourists’ stay in Romania was: business, attend
congresses, conferences, courses, fairs and exhibitions (60.5% of the total number of non-resident
tourists), their expenditure being 61.5% of the total expenditure.

The second reason of the non-resident tourists’ stay in Romania was the travels for particular purpose
(39.5% of the total number of non-resident tourists), out of which the holiday travel being highlighted
(67.0%). The travels for particular purpose include travels for holidays, shopping, sports and cultural
events, visit friends and relatives, medical treatment, religion, transit and other activities.

Of the total business expenditure, the greatest weight is represented by the accommodation
expenditure (52.2%), the accommodation with breakfast included being preferred (86.2%). The
expenditure of non-resident tourists in restaurants and bars was 19.2% and that for shopping 12.7%. Of
the total expenditure for shopping, 41.9% represented the expenses for purchasing food and beverages,
followed by expenses for purchasing presents and souvenirs 34.8%. The expenses with car rentals had a
weight of 55.2% of the total expenditure for transport, while the expenditure for purchasing tickets for
amusement parks, fairs, casinos, slots halls represented 41.0% of the total expenditure for recreation.

Out of the total non-resident tourists arrived in Romania, 49.3% had their stay organised by travel
agencies and 31.7% had organized their stay by themselves.
The main means of transportation used by the non-resident tourists arriving in Romania was the plane
(78.7% of the total number of tourists). 11.6% of the total number of tourists used their own cars,
followed by coaches and buses used by 7.8% and 1.9% used other means of transportation (train,
riverboats, car rentals, motorcycles etc.)

*)Hotels with over 650 foreign tourists during the previous year and tourist boarding houses with over 150 foreign tourists, respectively.

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